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Chinese Waterchestnuts

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Chinese Waterchestnuts review: 50 facts and highlights

Chinese Waterchestnuts
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Chinese Waterchestnuts

Why is Chinese Waterchestnuts better than the average?

  • More vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
    ?

    1.2mgvs0.67mg
  • More food energy (kJ) per 100g
    ?

    406kJvs190.21kJ
  • More dietary fiber per 100g
    ?

    3gvs2.7g
  • More potassium per 100g
    ?

    584mgvs366.06mg
  • More thiamin per 100g
    ?

    0.14mgvs0.08mg
  • More riboflavin per 100g
    ?

    0.2mgvs0.13mg
  • More pantothenic acid per 100g
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    0.48mgvs0.43mg
  • More vitamin B6 per 100g
    ?

    0.33mgvs0.2mg

General values

1. higher water content per 100g
?

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Waxgourd

96.1g

73.46g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
?

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

1493kJ

406kJ

3. more proteins per 100g
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Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

14.11g

1.4g

4. more lipids per 100g
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Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

15.85g

0.1g

5. more dietary fiber per 100g
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Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

26.8g

3g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

357kcal

97kcal

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g
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Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Dehydrated Onion Flakes

83.28g

23.94g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g
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The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Best

Watercress

0.2g

4.8g

Minerals

1. more calcium per 100g
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Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

625mg

11mg

2. more magnesium per 100g
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Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

770mg

22mg

3. more potassium per 100g
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Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

3427mg

584mg

4. more manganese per 100g
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Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

Best

Fireweed Leaves

6.7mg

0.33mg

5. more iron per 100g
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Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

21.4mg

0.06mg

6. more ash per 100g
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The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

12.6g

1.1g

Vitamins

1. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
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Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.

Best

Tomato Powder

12.25mg

1.2mg

2. more vitamin B12 per 100g
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Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

Best

Brown Mushrooms

0.1µg

0µg

3. more vitamin D per 100g
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Rarely present in foods, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin usually obtained through sun exposure. It facilitates the absorption of calcium which is essential for bone health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

1123IU

0IU

4. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g
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D2 is produced by plants and D3 by the human skin when exposed to sunlight. Their main role is to maintain normal calcium and phosphorus blood levels, helping to promote bone and teeth health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

28.1µg

0µg

5. more vitamin E (added) per 100g
?

The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.

Best

Green Leaf Lettuce

0mg

0mg

6. more folate per 100g
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Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

580µg

16µg

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